Literacy is an important aspect of science. To be literate in science means students are able to understand, read, and write in terms of science. This lesson is designed to get students to think critically about real world application.
This lesson is designed to get students to think critically about real world application. The lesson incorporates technology and Bloom’s highest level of thinking, creativity.
Students will learn about writing scientific names of organisms and classifying organisms, how organisms interact with each other and their environment, and the impact of natural disasters. Students will read a story, write journal entries answering questions about the story, and conduct research on natural disasters to present to the class.
This unit provides plenty of opportunity for a teacher to re-teach concepts or re-visit Biology topics that may have been covered in previous units or that will be covered in later units.
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